Almotamar.net - The Cement National Company of Hayel Saeed Anam Group on Sunday opens the cement factory it has built in Lahj governorate. Investment Director General in the governorate Nazieh al-Shaabi said the opening of the plant comes as part of the investment strategic projects that are expected to meet the shortage in need of cement in the market.
He pointed out that the plant is to produce 1.6 million tons annually with investment cost of $250 million and would provide 800 jobs. The plant would help fill part of the marketing gap in the local market estimated at 5 million tons a year.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has expressed gratitude to Japan for its latest contribution of US$5.6 million, which will be used to provide wheat flour and pulses to food insecure and vulnerable internally displaced people (IDPs) in Yemen.
Yemen is to partake the 40th session of Foreign Ministers Council of the Member States to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which will be held during the period ( December 9- 11, 2013) in the Guinean capital, Conakry.
Twelve terrorists, mostly Saudi nationals, carried out Thursday massive and coordinated attack on the Defense Ministry Complex that claimed the lives of 56 people and injured over 215 others, a special Yemeni probe revealed on Friday.